DSEK - Sutureless Corneal Transplant Surgery (continued)

The Descemets Membrane (containing the diseased Endothelium) is removed from the patient undergoing DSEK.

Next, the trephined donor tissue, comprised of Endothelium, Descemets membrane and a small amount of Stromal Tissue, is folded in half.


The donor tissue is then inserted into the eye through a small incision.


Using an air bubble, the donor tissue is unfolded and appropriately positioned.  The air bubble is either allowed to resorb spontaneously, or removed at the slit-lamp. Visual acuity improves dramatically after several weeks of healing.


The Informed Consent for DSEK can be found here.

Home | The Surgeon | LASIK for Myopia, Hyperopia & Astigmatism | Cataract & Phacoemulsification | PRK
Near Vision | STAAR Visian ICL | Accelerated Ortho-K | Custom Wave CLs | New Technology
DSEK/DMEK - Sutureless Corneal Surgery | Corneal Transplant Surgery | Pricing | Contact Us